As we head into autumn join us at the 9am or 10:30am service to Meet the King, together we’ll be diving into the book of Mark to find out more about our amazing saviour. At 6pm service we are meeting to learn more about the Five Solas, five Latin phrases (or slogans) that emerged during the Reformation to summarise the Reformers’ theological convictions about the essentials of Christianity.
Connect Course – Life Explored – Starting on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October – Seven sessions exposing the little gods that promise us so much happiness, yet deliver so little. Life Explored shows how our deepest desires for happiness can only be satisfied in one person, Jesus Christ. The best gift God can give us is himself. Further information from the Resources Table or a member of the clergy. If you would like to attend please contact the James in the Office.
Welcome Course – If you have recently started coming along to Christ Church then why not come along to our Welcome Course on Tuesday mornings or Wednesday evenings ~ The next course will be announced here. The course is an ideal opportunity for those who want to get to know Christ Church and each other better. Courses run termly in our House Café. If you would like to attend, please contact the church office for more information.
Adult Baptism & Confirmation Preparation – Bishop Rob will be conducting a service of baptism and confirmation at 6.00pm on Sunday 3rd December. If you are interested in exploring whether baptism and/or confirmation might be an appropriate expression of your faith in Christ, then sign up for the baptism and conformation preparation course taking place on Sunday 1st October.
Thursday 2nd November – Christmas Community Chorus rehearsals begin – 6-8:00pm in the Main Hall, Christ Church House, and will continue until Sunday 10 December. On the Sunday, there will be a rehearsal from 2-5:00pm, before the 6:00pm and 8:00pm services. Please think of who you could invite – all are welcome, no prior experience necessary. Sign up at the resources table for more information.
Sunday 19 November – Seminar – Praying in Church – If you’d like to be involved in praying publicly in our services, James Knowles will be leading a seminar on this on from 7.15-8pm in the Upper room of Christ Church House
Monday 20th November – World Mission Prayer Group, 8:00pm, Christ Church House
Tuesday 21st November – Prayer & Praise, 7:45pm, Christ Church House
Wednesday 22nd November – Churches Together in Southgate – 8:00pm. Oakwood and Cockfosters are hosting a seminar at Southgate Methodist Church.
Thursday 23rd November – Guest Seminar – Life’s Big Questions, 2:15pm, Christ Church House . If God is in control, why all the suffering? Helen Cooke will be joining us to lead the seminar.
Monday 27 November – Vacancy Prayer Meeting, 7:45pm, Christ Church House
Sunday 3rd December – 6:oo pm – Service of baptism and confirmation. Bishop Rob will be conducting the service.
Wednesday 13th December – The House Café Christmas Lunch – 12:30pm for 1:00pm. 3 course lunch, £12.95. Book in advance in The House Café or contact Beccy Ratcliff on 07590 271862.
Save the Date – Saturday 3rd March 2018 – Christ Church Day Away at Oak Hill College . Further details will follow nearer the time but put it in your diary now! There will be teaching and activities for all ages.
If you would like more information about any of the above services or events, please contact the Office